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Detroit church helps kids get ready for school

— Students got help preparing for the upcoming start of classes during Tuesday’s Back to School Festival at Greater Grace Temple. Full News here – Schools RSS from The Detroit News

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Detroit school district chose pay cuts, school closures over layoffs

The district is hoping to increase enrollment and restore the pay reductions in the coming years, said the district’s chief communications officer Michelle Zdrodowski. Full News here – Detroit News

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Cooley Law School cutting faculty, staff positions

Lansing — Thomas M. Cooley Law School is cutting faculty and staff positions at its Michigan campuses. Full News here – Schools RSS from The Detroit News

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Michigan threatens to suspend 11 charter school authorizers

State school Superintendent Mike Flanagan warned today that 11 of Michigan’s 40 charter school authorizers could lose their ability to charter additional schools. Full News here – Schools RSS from The Detroit News

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Flint School District OKs borrowing $17M

Flint — The Flint board of education has approved borrowing $ 17 million against its state aid because of the district’s cash shortage. Full News here – Schools RSS from The Detroit News

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Livonia district removes charter, takes over Japanese immersion school

Livonia Public Schools has revoked the charter for a Japanese immersion school it authorized for four years and will operate the same program as a district magnet school this fall. Full News here – Schools RSS from The Detroit News

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Cooley Law School adds Western Michigan University to name — any objections?

Kirk Pinho – The Thomas M. Cooley Law School is now the Western Michigan University Cooley Law School, the university announced Wednesday. The agreement between the private nonprofit law school — which has locations in Auburn Hills; Ann Arbor; Grand Rapids; Lansing; and Tampa, Fla. — will rebrand the four Michigan locations with the new […]

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Anonymous donor endows $500 scholarships for new Detroit school

The donor’s pledge is to assist recruitment at the Academy of the Americas High School, and demonstrate support for the program. Full News here – Schools RSS from The Detroit News

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Handful of Metro Detroit school districts gain on state scorecards

Since last year, 13 school districts in Metro Detroit improved while seven lost ground in an assessment released Wednesday by the Michigan Department of Education. Full News here – Schools RSS from The Detroit News

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White students to no longer be majority at school

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Southfield holds annual school fair for all

Southfield — Free book bags while they last. Health screenings. Free haircuts for boys — and food. Full News here – Schools RSS from The Detroit News

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Mixed night for school millage proposals across metro Detroit

One of the hottest school-related proposals on the ballot was a 2-mill, 6-year enhancement millage that would provide an additional $ 80 million annually for school districts across Wayne County. It was leading shortly after midnight. Full News here – freep

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Syracuse University ranks as No. 1 party school

Syracuse University has claimed the title of nation’s top party school. The No. 1 ranking was revealed Monday by The Princeton Review based on a nationwide survey of 130,000 students. Full News here – Schools RSS from The Detroit News

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Benton Harbor school district crisis could lead to EM appointment

A review team has found a financial crisis in the Benton Harbor school district, which could lead to the appointment of an emergency manager for a community that has a history of struggles. Full News here – Schools RSS from The Detroit News

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Northville school district gets high marks in finance

Northville is among a rare breed of Michigan school districts that can boast balanced budgets, increased reserves and a low debt burden. And it’s still attracting new families and gaining new students. Full News here – Schools RSS from The Detroit News

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